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Tuesday 29 May 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg R and La Toya Yvette Jackson. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. Rififi, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Rosemary Clooney Show.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Rosemary Clooney Show

Starring: Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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A Show Called Fred

Starring: Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Graham Stark, Kenneth Connor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Tony Hancock Show

Starring: Tony Hancock, Clive Dunn, John Vere, June Whitfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States

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The Edge of Night

Written by: Irving Vendig

Starring: Terry Davis, Tony Craig, Frances Fisher, Joe Lambie

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rififi

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Jean Servais, Carl Mhner, Robert Manuel

Country: United States

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The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards

Country: United States

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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While the City Sleeps

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

Directed by: Ishir Honda

Starring: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kchi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Greg R: Rocker (Bad).
  • La Toya Yvette Jackson: Gary, Indiana -- Singer (Playboy, Millipede).
  • Larry Blackmon: rocker (Cameo - "Alligator Woman").
  • LaToya Yvette Jackson in Gary: Indiana, USA; singer ("If You Feel the Funk").
  • Aaisha Ali: American who was the unofficial wife of Mohammad Ali, the boxer according to news reports from The Chronicle Telegram in Elyria Ohio, December 20, 1984 and the Syracuse Herald Journal on March 23, 2001, submitted by Nick Dagan Best.
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Facts:
  • WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, Florida (NBC) 1st broadcast

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1956?

  • Life: Movie The King and I
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robin Roberts -- May 28, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7463

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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The Secret Of The Hittites

By: C.W. Ceram

The author of the acclaimed Gods, Graves, and Scholars tells the dramatic tale of the Hittites, an Indo-European people who became a dominant power in the Middle East.

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

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